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Address: 101 Nguyen Thai Hoc St., Hoi An 10000, Vietnam
Description: This beautiful private home, built around an open courtyard and filled...
This beautiful private home, built around an open courtyard and filled with antiques, is over two hundred years old.
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Fascinating old house and knickknack shop

When we first went into Hoi An we bought a five ticket pass for 120,000 dong and chose to visit the Japanese bridge, the house of Tan Ky, house of Phung Hung and two assembly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Skerries, Dublin, Ireland
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Skerries, Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

When we first went into Hoi An we bought a five ticket pass for 120,000 dong and chose to visit the Japanese bridge, the house of Tan Ky, house of Phung Hung and two assembly halls. All were interesting in different ways. The House of Tan Ky shouts antiquity at you. Everywhere you look are ironwood pillars on stone bases,... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Lovely old house explaining the Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese influences. You get a cup of tea and there are some nice and inexpensive souvenirs to buy. Look at how it floods too and the trap door for raising the furniture to the top floor.

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If you visit Hoi An besides Japanese Brige( Symbol of Hoi an) ,Phuc Kien Assembly hall...You should visit Tan Ky Old House...made of jackfruit wood ,more than 2 years old .You have chance to see magic bowl ( fucian theory),and two old panels...

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The house was old. It had construction details of the chinese, japanese and french periode. Quiet atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Saw a photo of the founder, Tan Ky. Impressed with the architecture. Learn from the old photos that the house is subjected to flooding during the rainy season in October and November as the house is just a mere 5 m from the river. As in all the ancient sightseeing sites, there are corners that sell souvenirs. In fact, there... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I loved seeing inside this beautiful old house, but the tour was quite bizarre. A guide who spoke English with a very strong accent and too fast ( so very hard to understand), told us a linited amount of information at break neck speed, and then appeared more interested in trying to sell us Chinese fortune pendants!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

To much people, no one could here anything of what the guide said. Worst of all is that it ended with trying to sell us some Signs of what year we are born in (i this relevant for the house?)

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Don't normally bother too much with history etc. but was very hot day and thought we would take a few minutes respite from the sun.Was very surprised how interesting it was with its ornate paneling and other artefacts on show.The most interesting thing however was to talk to the old man we met inside which wasn't easy given his lack... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Lovely old house but takes around five minutes to look around. Don't bank on being told anything useful or given any pamphlets. Take your own guidebook for what little you need to know. Possibly the most interesting thing is the flood heights...

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

If you have been to such similar houses in Penang or Melaka, you will be shaking your head after touring this. My understanding is that this is supposedly the best of Hoi An's old houses for the ticket system but I finished seeing this in five minutes. In any case, the highlight for me was the ornate mother of pearl... More 

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Address: 101 Nguyen Thai Hoc St., Hoi An 10000, Vietnam
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An

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